Edge Animate CC is ideal for web designers, interactive designers, and web developers who want to energize their content for the web with motion and interactivity.
Yes, a free version of Edge Animate (1.5) is available for download here (Adobe ID required).
Note: Edge Animate 1.5 is no longer supported by Adobe and is not recommended for production use. This version lacks major features introduced in newer releases such as motion paths and audio support, as well as performance enhancements and bug fixes (including compatibility issues with modern browsers which can result in unexpected output rendering).
Edge Animate CC is available exclusively via Adobe Creative Cloud. Learn more about Creative Cloud subscriptions.
You can also download a 30-day trial of Edge Animate CC, or any of the other creative desktop applications, with a free Creative Cloud membership.
Yes. If you already have a prior installation of Edge Animate CC (v1.0, 1.01, or 1.5), you can continue to use it as-is. It will not expire nor require validation.
Yes, Edge Animate CC will be updated to enable new creative capabilities and workflows, and we will continue to incorporate user feedback. Updates are available exclusively to paid Creative Cloud members. Learn more about Creative Cloud product updates.1/21/14: The latest update (v3.0) adds native audio support, responsive scaling, script loading for third-party libraries, and other enhancements. Learn more here.
Edge Animate CC is available in English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish.
Edge Animate CC has built-in lessons to help you get started.
You can also visit the Learning center for videos and tutorials.
Edge Animate CC features a WebKit-based design surface and an intuitive timeline. You can animate HTML elements such as text, images (including SVG format), and more by modifying their visual properties in conjunction with the timeline.
You can create compositions from scratch in Edge Animate CC by using drawing and text tools and imported web graphics. You can also add motion to existing HTML documents.
Edge Animate CC can open and add animation to HTML documents.
Edge Animate CC works with SVG, JPG, PNG, and GIF file formats.
Yes. Edge Animate CC includes interactivity features such as looping, hyperlinks, and animation control.
Edge Animate CC does not currently support content creation with canvas or video, but it can work with HTML that contains these tags.
The latest version released on 1/21 includes native support for audio.
Yes, the animated content created with Edge Animate CC is designed and tested to work reliably on iOS (iPhone and iPad) and most Android devices. The stage utilizes WebKit, which means animated content is created on a true browser surface for consistency on WebKit-enabled devices. Also, content produced with Edge Animate CC has been tested on popular desktop browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer 9. For older, non-HTML5 browsers such as Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8, Edge Animate CC has a down-level stage to create fallback versions of your projects.
Please note that performance of animations are based on a number of factors, so it is possible to create content with less than optimal performance.
Edge Animate CC offers a unique combination of features and support for web-standards technology compared to its competitors:
Please visit the Edge Animate CC forums to provide feedback, request features, or report bugs.
If you have questions about using Edge Animate CC software, please visit the support page.